Facebook suffers a data breach about how it’s hoping to stop the media talking about its last data breach.
Converting the human right to shelter into an asset that is its owner's best hope for a dignified old age distorts all kinds of policy, pushing otherwise decent people to block high-density housing because increasing housing supply decreases the value of their assets.
It sets parents to war against their children, who have to compete for the dwindling supply of available housing, or rent under conditions that favor landlords.
@jbauer Oh yeah, I agree.
But I also recall similarly large outages in the recent cloud era. Like for a day we couldn't get our work (Outlook 365) e-mails because "Microsoft isn't working". There was a Google one a bit later too.
@jbauer I wouldn't mind betting this is a common occurrence. Software updates may be good for security but they may also break assumptions in the rest of the system.
(Also not surprising because the world runs on software and the most of the software is crap)
@SplitShockVirus I don't pay for any of those things. I do Patreon -> my fediverse admin so they can stay afloat, plus to some youtubers who I like their stuff (but that bypasses youtube itself)
@jbauer This is one of the only arguments for a "smart appliance" I can think of - a kettle boiled desktop notification
#Mars helicopter full video (or at least best video so far...)
Didn't notice this helicopter mission to #Titan got approved
Once there was an elephant,
Who tried to use the telephant—
No! No! I mean an elephone
Who tried to use the telephone—
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